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Summary statistics
Region Western Asia  
Surface area (sq km) 22072  
Population (est., 000) 7822  
Pop. density (per sq km) 353.2  
Capital city Jerusalem Designation and data provided by Israel. The position of the United Nations on Jerusalem is stated in A/RES/181 (II) and subsequent General Assembly and Security Council resolutions. Including East Jerusalem.  
Capital city pop. (000) 829 Designation and data provided by Israel. The position of the United Nations on Jerusalem is stated in A/RES/181 (II) and subsequent General Assembly and Security Council resolutions. Including East Jerusalem.  
Currency New Sheqel (NIS)  
UN membership date 11 May 1949  
Economic indicators
GDP: Gross domestic product (million current US$) 2013 291567  
GDP: Gross domestic product (million current US$) 2010 231676  
GDP: Gross domestic product (million current US$) 2005 139082  
GDP: Growth rate at constant 2005 prices (annual %) 2013 3.3  
GDP: Growth rate at constant 2005 prices (annual %) 2010 5.7  
GDP: Growth rate at constant 2005 prices (annual %) 2005 4.9  
GDP per capita (current US$) 2013 37703.5  
GDP per capita (current US$) 2010 31221.6  
GDP per capita (current US$) 2005 21061.3  
GNI: Gross national income per capita (current US$) 2013 36990.6  
GNI: Gross national income per capita (current US$) 2010 30532.7  
GNI: Gross national income per capita (current US$) 2005 20852.8  
Gross fixed capital formation (% of GDP) 2013 19.6  
Gross fixed capital formation (% of GDP) 2010 18.5  
Gross fixed capital formation (% of GDP) 2005 18.0  
Exchange rates (national currency per US$) 2013 3.47 Market rate.  
Exchange rates (national currency per US$) 2010 3.55 Market rate.  
Exchange rates (national currency per US$) 2005 4.60 Market rate.  
Balance of payments, current account (million US$) 2013 6893  
Balance of payments, current account (million US$) 2010 7855  
Balance of payments, current account (million US$) 2005 4043  
CPI: Consumer price index (2000=100) 2013 132 Series linked to former series.  
CPI: Consumer price index (2000=100) 2010 124  
CPI: Consumer price index (2000=100) 2005 0  
Index of industrial production (2010=100) 2013 107 ISIC Rev.4 (BC).  
Index of industrial production (2010=100) 2010 100 ISIC Rev.4 (BC).  
Index of industrial production (2010=100) 2005 79 ISIC Rev.4 (BC).  
Agricultural production index (2004-2006=100) 2013 110  
Agricultural production index (2004-2006=100) 2010 104  
Agricultural production index (2004-2006=100) 2005 100  
Food production index (2004-2006=100) 2013 111  
Food production index (2004-2006=100) 2010 105  
Food production index (2004-2006=100) 2005 100  
Unemployment (% of labour force) 2013 6.3  
Unemployment (% of labour force) 2010 6.6  
Unemployment (% of labour force) 2005 9.0  
Employment in industrial sector (% of employed) 2013 ...  
Employment in industrial sector (% of employed) 2010 20.4 ISIC Rev.3. 2009. Excluding mining and quarrying. Break in series.  
Employment in industrial sector (% of employed) 2005 21.4 ISIC Rev.3.  
Employment in agricultural sector (% of employed) 2013 ...  
Employment in agricultural sector (% of employed) 2010 1.7 ISIC Rev.3. 2009. Break in series.  
Employment in agricultural sector (% of employed) 2005 2.0 ISIC Rev.3.  
Labour force participation, adult female pop. (%) 2013 57.9  
Labour force participation, adult female pop. (%) 2010 52.6  
Labour force participation, adult female pop. (%) 2005 50.1  
Labour force participation, adult male pop. (%) 2013 69.1  
Labour force participation, adult male pop. (%) 2010 62.3  
Labour force participation, adult male pop. (%) 2005 60.7  
Tourist arrivals at national borders (000) 2013 2962 Excluding nationals residing abroad.  
Tourist arrivals at national borders (000) 2010 2803 Excluding nationals residing abroad.  
Tourist arrivals at national borders (000) 2005 1903 Excluding nationals residing abroad.  
Energy production, primary (Petajoules) 2013 137 2012.  
Energy production, primary (Petajoules) 2010 162  
Energy production, primary (Petajoules) 2005 88  
Mobile-cellular subscriptions (per 100 inhabitants) 2013 122.9  
Mobile-cellular subscriptions (per 100 inhabitants) 2010 122.8 ITU estimate.  
Mobile-cellular subscriptions (per 100 inhabitants) 2005 117.5  
Individuals using the Internet (%) 2013 70.8 Population aged 20 and over.  
Individuals using the Internet (%) 2010 67.5 Population aged 20 and over.  
Individuals using the Internet (%) 2005 25.2  
Exports (million US$) 2013 66781.2  
Imports (million US$) 2013 71995.0  
Balance (million US$) 2013 -5213.8  
Major trading partners (% of exports) 2013 United States (26.2), China, Hong Kong SAR (8.1), United Kingdom (5.8)  
Major trading partners (% of imports) 2013 Areas nes (19.9), United States (11.3), China (7.9) See technical notes.  
Social indicators
Population growth rate (average annual %) 2010-2015 1.3  
Urban population growth rate (average annual %) 2010-2015 1.4  
Rural population growth rate (average annual %) 2010-2015 0.5  
Urban population (%) 2014 92.1  
Population aged 0-14 years (%) 2014 27.9  
Population aged 60+ years (females and males, % of total) 2014 16.7/14.0  
Sex ratio (males per 100 females) 2014 98.2  
Life expectancy at birth (females and males, years) 2010-2015 83.5/79.8  
Infant mortality rate (per 1 000 live births) 2010-2015 3.3  
Fertility rate, total (live births per woman) 2010-2015 2.9  
Contraceptive prevalence (ages 15-49, %) 2007-2013 68.0 Age group 18 to 39 years. 1987-1988.  
International migrant stock (000 and % of total population) mid-2013 2046.9/26.5 Including refugees.  
Refugees and others of concern to UNHCR mid-2014 52975 Refers to the end of 2013.  
Education: Government expenditure (% of GDP) 2007-2013 5.6  
Education: Primary-secondary gross enrolment ratio (f/m per 100) 2007-2013 104.3/103.0  
Education: Female third-level students (% of total) 2007-2013 55.8  
Intentional homicide rate (per 100,000 population) 2008-2012 1.8  
Seats held by women in national parliaments (%) 2015 22.5  
Environment
Threatened species 2014 151  
Forested area (% of land area) 2012 7.1  
Proportion of terrestrial and marine areas protected (%) 2014 8.6  
Population using improved drinking water sources (%) 2012 100.0  
Population using improved sanitation facilities (%) 2012 100.0  
CO2 emission estimates (000 metric tons and metric tons per capita) 2011 69523/9.2  
Energy supply per capita (Gigajoules) 2012 132.0  
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